[Antihypertensive action, clinical and biological acceptability of perindopril: main results in 23,460 patients with mild to moderate hypertension treated for 6 months in general practice].

@article{Fressinaud1993AntihypertensiveAC,
  title={[Antihypertensive action, clinical and biological acceptability of perindopril: main results in 23,460 patients with mild to moderate hypertension treated for 6 months in general practice].},
  author={Philippe Fressinaud and Gilles Berrut and Herv{\'e} Gallois},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
Efficacy and acceptability of perindopril (Coversyl) in general practice were evaluated in 23,460 hypertensive patients (52.9% women) during an open six month trial. Patients had essential mild to moderate hypertension (94 mmHg < supine DBP < 115 mmHg) associated or not with obesity (34%), diabetes (12%), hypercholesterolemia (36%), smoking habits (24%). Mean hypertension duration was 6.5 years, 70 p. cent of patients were 50 to 69 years old and 12 p. cent 70 years old or more. Perindopril was… CONTINUE READING